Alibaba Group was one of the companies that set up when the mainland e-commerce boomed during the 1990s, but the market now is too competitive. Photo: Imaginechina Alibaba Group was one of the companies that set up when the mainland e-commerce boomed during the 1990s, but the market now is too competitive. Photo: Imaginechina
Alibaba Group was one of the companies that set up when the mainland e-commerce boomed during the 1990s, but the market now is too competitive. Photo: Imaginechina

Mainland online market heads for more mergers

As competition gets hotter and investor interest wanes, analysts are expecting the e-commerce sector to enter a period of consolidation

Alibaba Group was one of the companies that set up when the mainland e-commerce boomed during the 1990s, but the market now is too competitive. Photo: Imaginechina Alibaba Group was one of the companies that set up when the mainland e-commerce boomed during the 1990s, but the market now is too competitive. Photo: Imaginechina
Alibaba Group was one of the companies that set up when the mainland e-commerce boomed during the 1990s, but the market now is too competitive. Photo: Imaginechina
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